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The dream of most young beautiful girls and handsome guys is to become a popular model. Modeling is not just a sexy job. It requires hard work, good health, fitness, networking and continuous care. You need guidance and advice to become a good model.
Read following tips on how to become a model.
Make a Portfolio:
The most important thing before starting your career as model is to approach a highly regarded photographer and get your portfolio which is shot by him or her. By seeing your photographs you can see your most strong points such as makeup, hair, clothes and can improve the negative things. Have some multiple copies of photographs since most of the people would ask for the photographs. One can improve the negative things by seeing the photograph.
Basically resume is required by the agency to send the models to the clients. Certain agencies may misuse and misguide by saying that composite is not required. But make sure that the agency is the most trusted one. Before contacting an agency just collect the information about that agency that it is a right one. In most of the cases, the agency needs the composite and portfolio first. If any agency likes your head shot or other photographs they may call you and precede further procedures. One can also choose to work in freelance but it may be harder that too especially for a new model.
Going to modeling classes is a must for the modeling career. Learning can be done by themselves by seeing various fashion shows. Watching various fashion videos will also help to develop certain things on their side. You will not be considered as a professional if you don’t have any composite and portfolio. So the first thing is to approach a photographer and get your portfolio.
If you go to an agency with a pile of composites and portfolio then they will give first preference and they may came to know about your seriousness. But if you simply go they will not have time to clarify and they will not give first preference. So first be professional by keeping pile of composites and portfolio before contacting an agency. This is the most professional thing done by every new model. Once you become a model you may come close in contact with lots of people including makeup artists, set helpers, photographers and other crew.
Learn to Handle Rejection:
The worst element in the modeling business is to be capable of taking refusal. One should know that sometimes there will be refusal but they should get rid of it. Finally personal beauty is the most important thing in this modeling career. You should consider all the above given points on how to become a model.